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“The joke itself doesn’t have to be funny. But the person who tells it has to be.”
– Martin Gottfried
“Your delivery can save you if the material isn’t up to par.” -Johnny Carson

“It’s not the story as such as the way it is told that draws the laugh”. – Ed Wynn

“When you can express in an eccentric anticlimax instead of a rounded sentence, then you will have something funny. People laugh at me more on account of my eccentric sentences than on account of the subject-manner in them.” – Artemus Ward